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CNN
Dec 12, 2012 2:00am PST
the florida education commissioner pam stort is joining me this morning. we're very excited for you. congratulations. talking about world leaders in education, finland, singapore, hong kong. your state received the remarkable ranking of number two. how did you do it? >> it's amazing, and it's been a concerted effort for a number of years, florida is focused on reading and considered every single teacher a reading teacher. the primary focus for florida for a number of years, and very proud of the work that our students and teachers have done through this time. >> i want to show that. the fourth grade reading scores have improved from 1998 to 2011. and very impressive. you say that you have reading teachers. what does that mean? >> well, all of our teachers, kindergarten through 12th grade, no matter the subject they teach, incorporate reading skills and strategies within the course. there has been a focus for a number of years on the skills that are necessary for a student to be able to be reading. and certainly when we look at what students are doing today, versus what they did in 1
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
, while still being automobile to invest in things -- able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth, and if we're going to protect middle-class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian joins us live from washington this morning. nice to have you with us. >> good to see you. >> what's the next move for republicans, dan? >> well, you know, i think republicans are in a difficult spot here. one of the sticking points is this $800 billion in new tax revenue. this is part of speaker john boehner's proposal. it doesn't call for more taxes on the wealthy, but it does call for eliminating some deductions, closing loopholes. nonetheless, there are some conservatives who are pushing back on this. they think that this will hurt job growth and these are conservatives who are backed by the tea party. they're outright rejecting it. what you're seeing here developing is that republicans are not speaking with one voice. >> republicans should not be con
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
. whether it was immigration or education, or voter suppression that we saw recently. each and every one of these issues really was counter to my values, that my mother and father raised me on. >> crist's switch wasn't a great surprise. he endorsed president obama and spoke at the democratic convention as well. >>> the most famous portrait ever, ever, in history. and now a crew is digging for the most famous remains in history. >> and ben wedeman is on the trail with them. >> reporter: the story has perplexed people for centuries. the mona lisa by da vinci. in the frigid bowels of what was once a convent in florence, there is a project to find and identify the remains of a woman that posed for da vinci more than 500 years ago. historical documents seem to indicate this is the place where lisa giardini, otherwise known as mona lisa was buried. beyond that, it's all a mystery. the remains of five females have been found here. the skull may have been of lisa the second wife of a wealthy florence silk merchant. remains will be compared with the dna of two relatives buried elsewhere. no other
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
majors, 2.4 million. and education, 1.8 million. this goes into our discussion, should be lower tuition for students in the in-demand fields. they should make more money. >> not all about money. let's be clear. science, technology, math, fantastic things, but we need to be careful about undervaluing things like english, languages, arts. >> one of the reasons why we are so innovative. all of the stem majors, but they say how do we make a university system like the american university system and that comes from liberal arts. >> the humanity part is the part they are looking for. thank you. >>> 25 minutes past the hour. emotional roller coster in the nfl. how the dallas cowboy has to overcome a life and death crisis off the field. and focus on victory. and leaving the house, watch us any time on desk top or mobile phone, at cnn.com/tv. list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want
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